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Heart Opening Retreats

Is it time to renew, regenerate, and be nourished in a spiritually uplifting healing environment in the midst of nature’s beauty? If so, give yourself the gift of this sacred, life-enhancing retreat experience.

Kathy Zavada has facilitated retreats for 20 years and brings a wealth of experience, knowledge, skill, love, and compassion to make this an unforgettable, heart-opening, life transforming experience.

Her next retreat is at Breitenbush in Detroit, OR: November 8th-11th, 2018.

“The best way to release emotions and open the heart is to sing with Kathy Zavada!”
     — Gangaji, author of Hidden Treasure
 

 
Breitenbush Hot Springs, OR
November 8-11, 2018
“I am thrilled to be offering this weekend retreat at one of my favorite places on the planet, Breitenbush Hot Springs, up in the old growth forest outside of Detroit, OR. Surrounded by timeless natural beauty including abundant hot springs, a glacier-fed river and surrounding mountains, you will discover a vast and personal connection with the natural world in any season.”

 
Mount Shasta Retreat with Kathy Zavada
July 2019

STILLNESS AND LOVE: Being Awake through Mindfulness, Meditation, and Music

The focus of this retreat will be on deepening our direct experience of the stillness of being, of living with an expanded heart, of strengthening the spiritual practices of meditation, chanting and self-reflection, and deepening in the power of prayer.


 

 
“The great state of yoga is experienced in that mind which has ceased to identify itself with its fluctuating waves of perception. When this happens, the seer is revealed resting in its own essential nature and one realizes the true self.”
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Patanjali
 


 
“Develop a mind that is vast like the water, where experiences both pleasant and unpleasant can appear and disappear without conflict, struggle, or harm. Rest in a mind like vast water.”
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Buddha
 


 
“We can make flowers out of arrows. Every time you smile away your irritation and anger, you achieve a victory for yourself and for humanity.”
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Tich Nhat Hanh
 


 
“If you let go a little, you have a little happiness; if you let go a lot, you have a lot of happiness; if you let go completely, you will be free.”
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Ajahn Chah
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